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Solutions Architect (17-0233) in Houston, TX at ePlus

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
    Design
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/10/2018

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Are you up to the challenge? At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world.  As a Solutions Architect, you will function as the technical lead for ePlus for targeted, key solution sets. You will be a key contributor in the pre-sale process, assisting the regional sales team in evaluating customer's needs, and developing solutions from concept to implementation. You will have the opportunity to work with our master architects, engineers, and consultants, to understand our clients’ needs and craft sustainable IT roadmaps to get them there. 

This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions. Our partnerships with leading edge technology manufacturers—many of which look to us for their own technology infrastructure needs—keep us immersed across the broad spectrum of the IT ecosystem. 

From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise/credibility to account team cloud technologies
  • Conduct customer presentations on ePlus value proposition and technical solution sets for assigned accounts
  • Assist Account Managers with overall account planning, as it relates to technical aspects of hardware, software, and services opportunity development
  • Assist Account Managers with project management for complex presales engagements
  • Complete technical sections for RFP/RFI/RFQ responses for assigned accounts
  • Assist account teams with collecting customer business and technical requirements and determining ePlus recommended solution(s)
  • Develop solution architecture and detailed line item configurations/bills of materials (BOMs)
  • Develop proposal and/or presentation of recommended solution
  • Assist with technical scoping/review for Statement of Work (SOW) for assigned accounts
  • Function as liaison to end-user customer technical staff regarding solution and implementation specifics
  • Function as a liaison between the sales team and professional services organization to vet solution recommendations and to complete technical portions of the SOW, as appropriate
  • Function as technical liaison and ePlus ambassador with field OEM sales and technical teams
  • Assist sales management with mentoring of Junior Account Managers as it relates to overall opportunity management and technical solution set
  • Conduct knowledge transfer with SAT members around solution updates, implementation lessons learned, etc., as relevant
  • Assist ePlus sales team with customer satisfaction issues surrounding technical aspects of a recommended solution, its implementation or deployment, as needed
  • Participate in weekly SAT planning conference calls
  • Complete administrative tasks (expenses, time reporting) in a timely fashion
Requirements

Job Skills:

  • Azure or AWS based cloud architecture migration experience
  • Previous O365 design and implementation experience (prefered)
  • Strong understanding across cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud infrastructure architectures and designs
  • Experience as an IT Infrastructure Architect, with focus on cloud, server, storage and networking
  • Experience with MS Server Operating Systems
  • Experience with MS SQL, Sharepoint and .NET
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Understands and can articulate the technical merits and value of cloud computing
  • Experience in enterprise applications, solutions and data center infrastructures

   Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology
  • Relevant industry certifications such as MCSA or AWS
  • 10+ years of IT experience
  • Minimum of 5 year experience as a Cloud Consultant



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